Trucking landed among the 10 careers spotlighted in the 2016 CareerCast.com Jobs Rated report on Most Dangerous Jobs. In the days since, a new column on the Department of Labor's blog underscores the hazards of working on the roadways.

Per the DoL:

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers also have the highest number of nonfatal injuries and illnesses that require ...

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Trucking hiring has steadily climbed throughout 2014 as the industry nears its pre-recession employment levels.

With approximately 1,408,700 employed in July 2014, trucking employment is at its highest point since January 2008 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The industry added roughly 2,300 new hires.

Trucking hiring has improved every month since September 2013. Continuing at its current ...

In August's jobs report, the BLS stated that the construction industry added 20,000 jobs, reaching a 5-year high. In addition, the unemployment rate dropped to 7.7%, which is a 7-year low.

Improved hiring in the construction industry offers a potential boon for those seeking opportunities in trucking.

Trucking jobs are the second-most in-demand in the construction industry per a report. ...

A Delaware company announced it will invest $52 million in a truck-to-rail facility to help move oil from the Four Corners region to market.

NLG Energy Partners’ facility will create 62 jobs initially and another 50 or so within five years, according to the state Economic Development Department.

Most of the jobs will be New Mexico-based truck driving positions, and ...

Times are tough right now with the economy, and interviews are hard to come by. Here are some tips to maximize your chances of acing the interview and getting that truck driving job you seek.

Preparing for the Interview

Preparation before an interview cannot be stressed enough. Be sure to research the truck driving company you are applying at. ...

Tumbling fuel prices have given trucking companies more flexibility and allowed them — and their customers — to save money.

“We’re crossing our fingers that it stays this way,” said Morgan, president of Oklahoma City-based Amazing Movers.

The company has two diesel trucks and one that uses gasoline. All three have seen significant fuel savings over the past several weeks. ...

You've finally done it - you've decided to go to school and learn to be a truck driver.  When you make the decision to start driving a truck, you're in for some major life changes.  It can be hard to know exactly where to begin, so here are some tips that will get you behind the wheel of an 18-wheeler ...

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